Moderator: Elena Kostadinova
Elena Kostadinova is a Legal and Policy Officer in the Intellectual Property Unit at the European Commission. Elena works on IP and Open Innovation, Artificial Intelligence, Data and IP, and Standard Essential Patents. Before joining the Intellectual Property Unit, Elena worked as a lawyer in the Legal Unit of DG Trade of the European Commission, an advisor to the Hearing Officer for Trade and an associate in a top international law firm in Brussels. Elena graduated from the University of Sofia and holds an LL.M. in European law from the College of Europe, Bruges.